This Week in PLOS

An international team led by investigators at the Broad Institute, the University of Aberdeen, the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, and elsewhere sequenced the genome of a fungal fish pathogen called Saprolegnia parasitica — work that they describe in a PLOS Genetics study. Using genome and RNA sequence data, the researchers identified genome features that appear to distinguish S.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.